Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, I am opening this site back up for new members. I closed it due to a few members complaining. Please just accept the site for what it is. The site is 'what it is'. We hope you enjoy the site. Please also join www.maxi-scoots.com
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» New radiator needed
by Easyrider Yesterday at 11:26 pm

» The garage is getting crowded
by Mech 1 twa Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:11 pm

» HELP SILVERWING DOWN
by cello33 Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:52 pm

» Road Trip
by Easyrider Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:20 pm

» Evil heals
by Easyrider Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:13 pm

» Angle sensor
by Meldrew Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:00 am

» The oxygen sensor
by joebillybobinark Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:04 pm

» Hi From Finland
by Tase Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:36 pm

» 4-Way blinkers
by oldwingguy Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:29 am

» Global Recession
by oldwingguy Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:24 am

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 Sidi B2 Goretex boot

Go down 
AuthorMessage
honda_silver
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 2455
Location : Georgetown, Tx
Points : 6205
Registration date : 2008-12-23

PostSubject: Sidi B2 Goretex boot   Thu May 06, 2010 4:15 pm

I have always ridden with my leather cowboy boots. I was always
planning on getting a pair of motorcycle boots ... which was always in
the future.

So after reading about Gary's (Opalsboy) accident, I decided it was time ... so Gary was on the forefront of me mind today.

I was visiting my son away at college and stopped by NewEnough (
http://www.newenough.com ).

I original was going to buy the

1) Sidi OnRoad
The boot was tall and opened/closed the opposite side of my pants which made it more difficult opening/closing.

2) Sidi Canyon
The boot was a little short and still opened/closed the opposite of my pants. They were a little easier to work (except for ratchet strap which I could not read sealed instructions). The boot seemed to stay very warm and they did not have a 46 boot.

3) Sidi B2
Surprising they had a 46 boot on this brand new boot which I thought I would checkout for sizing. The boot was tall, but it opened on the same side of my pants which made getting on and off with my pants much much easier. After I put the boot on, it fit like a glove and everytime I walked it seemed like I could feel the air movement. I do not know why or how but my feet were more cooler and comfortable ... so I purchased them ( http://tinyurl.com/2frgyb8 ).
Back to top Go down
jdeereanton
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 1997
Age : 71
Location : Huntsville, AL
Points : 5717
Registration date : 2008-12-24

PostSubject: Boots - Sidi B2 - Tour Master Solution   Fri May 07, 2010 8:04 am

My wife dropped her SilverWing a few years ago and the boots she was wearing most definitely saved her from a broken leg. As it was she sufferred a pretty severe bruise as the boots did their job - absorbing and spreading the impact load across a wider area.

Tourmaster Solution WP - Comfortable for walking, We don't take them off when we travel. Zipper and velcro closure on the inside of the leg. The WP is for Water Proof and they are. Our feet have stayed dry even in some pretty good frog stranglers. We ride in some pretty high temps and the feet also stay cool. I don't recommend them for long periods (hours) of standing in flag lines at Patriot Guard events, but otherwise good protection.
Back to top Go down
http://kimdaleanton.wordpress.com
MaxB
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 302
Age : 67
Location : Indiana
Points : 3715
Registration date : 2009-10-06

PostSubject: Re: Sidi B2 Goretex boot   Fri May 07, 2010 12:37 pm

I was looking and the tourmaster Solution boots myself.
But I have a wide foot (EE at least). And could not find that they had ANY wide boots.

Do you know of any waterproof boots in a wide?

MaxB (who is getting tired of wet feet)
Back to top Go down
jdeereanton
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 1997
Age : 71
Location : Huntsville, AL
Points : 5717
Registration date : 2008-12-24

PostSubject: Re: Sidi B2 Goretex boot   Fri May 07, 2010 1:10 pm

MaxB,

Here's a link to a good article reviewing several boots.

http://www.roadrunner.travel/article-6797.php

"Road Runner Motorcycle Touring & Travel" is a really good magazine. If you subscribe to one magazine this is the one you should choose. http://www.roadrunner.travel/
Back to top Go down
http://kimdaleanton.wordpress.com
honda_silver
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 2455
Location : Georgetown, Tx
Points : 6205
Registration date : 2008-12-23

PostSubject: Re: Sidi B2 Goretex boot   Fri May 07, 2010 2:34 pm

MaxB wrote:
I was looking and the tourmaster Solution boots myself.
But I have a wide foot (EE at least). And could not find that they had ANY wide boots.

Do you know of any waterproof boots in a wide?

Sidi Way Mega (wide sizes) Rain ( http://tinyurl.com/2gycyb5 )
Back to top Go down
honda_silver
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 2455
Location : Georgetown, Tx
Points : 6205
Registration date : 2008-12-23

PostSubject: Re: Sidi B2 Goretex boot   Fri May 07, 2010 2:42 pm

I forgot to mention that Gore-Tex stands behind their prouct with a ( http://www.gore-tex.com/remote/Satellite/content/guaranteed-to-keep-you-dry ).

I have a 32 year old Gore-Tex tent which sill does not leak.
Back to top Go down
 
Sidi B2 Goretex boot
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Rhino CV Boot
» Tighten CV Boot Clips
» Boot Foot Waders and Force Fins
» Guess The Golden Boot
» TNA UK Boot Camp

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: Riding :: Safety Section-
Jump to: